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Ben Woods

1st Year Scholar



Date of birth



Woods is one of the newest recruits of the new intake of first year scholars for the 2019/20 season, as the centre-midfielder joined the Clarets last year from Manchester United.

The Wigan-born youngster featured several times last season for Tony Philliskirk’s youth team towards the end of the campaign, before starting for Steve Stone’s U23 side in April, where the 16-year old bagged the final goal in a 3-0 win over Colchester United at the Barnfield Training Centre.

Woods has also featured for England, after being called upon in 2017 to an U15’s training camp.

And the former United midfielder was a part of Steve Stone's U23 pre-season squad in Poland.